In this unit, you've seen how managed disks provide storage that's easy to set up, scalable, and highly available without incurring much administrative effort. You've also learned about these disk types and can choose the best type for a set of virtual machine requirements:

  • Ultra Disks
  • Premium SSD v2
  • Premium SSD
  • Standard SSDs
  • Standard HDDs

As you saw in the healthcare organization's scenarios, the choice of disk type can make a significant impact on the performance, availability, and running costs of a virtual machine. You now have the information you need to optimize storage for your Azure virtual machines.

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For more information on Azure virtual machine disks, check out the following articles: